Bologna Airport (BLQ) is located about 7 km from the centre of the town. Marconi Express is the monorail train connecting the airport to the Bologna central station. Trains run from 5:40 to 24:00 and a ride takes 7 minutes. The cost of a ticket is 11.00 € one way or 20.00 € return. Tickets may be bought online, at the automatic vending machines at the departure stations or in many other ticketing offices.
The Bologna central railway station (Bologna Centrale) is located 1.5 km from the workshop venue (about 20 minutes on foot). Train tickets can be bought from the main long range train companies: Trenitalia and Italo.
Main taxi companies in Bologna are
The conference venue is in the very centre of Bologna in a limited traffic area. You need a permit to enter the area and to park. It is recommended to make arrangements with the hotel that often have agreements with nearby parkings. The closest public parking is Piazza VIII Agosto, half way between the railway station and the conference venue and the cost is 22.00 €/day.